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Kim Garrett

Ely, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Kim Garrett

Kim started rosemaling 12 years ago by taking a class at North House Folk School with instructor Mary Schliep. She fell in love with it and has been painting ever since. Kim has studied with several Vesterheim Gold Medal-winning rosemaling instructors. She also studied with master artists in Norway and Sweden. Kim’s goal is to bring together a blend of traditional Scandinavian folk art with modern techniques and point of view.

Current Courses Offered by Kim Garrett

Teaser image for Rosemaling: Os Style

Rosemaling: Os Style

Rosemaling means "rose painting" in Norwegian, and is done in many styles reflective of specific regions in Norway. The Os region in western coastal Norway is known for its fanciful flowers and bright colors, making it quite different from many of the other styles of rosemaling. In this course you’ll…
Fri, Aug 13th, 2021  –  Sun, Aug 15th, 2021
9am - 5pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep
Mon, Aug 16th, 2021
9am - 1pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep
Teaser image for Rosemaling: Shaded Telemark Style & Traditions

Rosemaling: Shaded Telemark Style & Traditions

Rosemaling means "rose painting" in Norwegian, and the Telemark region in southeastern Norway is known for the classic look of its painting with asymmetrical scrolls and varied placement of leaves and flowers. In this course you'll study and practice basic techniques of this traditional decorative painting style. Students will begin…
Fri, May 14th, 2021  –  Sun, May 16th, 2021
9am - 5pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep
Mon, May 17th, 2021
9am - 5pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep
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Swedish Folk Painting

Swedish Folk Painting, often referred to as “dalmalning” actually consists of several different painting styles based on region, subject, and artist. In this course we will discuss several of these different styles. Then we’ll practice the basic painting techniques of two of these styles and create our own individualized projects.…
Fri, Jun 11th, 2021  –  Sun, Jun 13th, 2021
Day 1: 12pm-5pm, Days 2/3: 9am-4pm
Instructor: Kim Garrett

Past Courses Offered by Kim Garrett

Norwegian Telemark Style Rosemaling: Holi-dala Horse Online Course

Rosemaling Online Course: Hallingdal-Style Plate

Rosemaling Online Course: Os Project

Rosemaling Online Course: Os Skills Refresher

Rosemaling Online Course: Os-Style Flowers

Rosemaling Online Course: Valdres-Style Flowers

Rosemaling: Choose Your Own Telemark, Valdres or Unfinished Object Adventure

Rosemaling: Shaded Telemark Style & Traditions

Rosemaling: Valdres Style